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It’s also a shift that’s happening all over the tech landscape as companies — perhaps goaded by newfound enlightenment or, more likely, the prospect of government intervention — are being more assertive about what happens on their platforms.
BY CLAMPING DOWN ON DC RIOTERS, AIRBNB IS FINALLY ACTING LIKE IT OWNS THE PLACERANI MOLLAJANUARY 15, 2021VOX
Similarly, early Americans had faith that a newly expanded print media would spread enlightenment.
WHAT THE 1798 SEDITION ACT GOT RIGHT — AND WHAT IT MEANS TODAYKAITLYN CARTERJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His eventual enlightenment, however, is said to have involved recognition that all things are temporary, ever-changing, and impermanent.
OVER TIME, BUDDHISM AND SCIENCE AGREE - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGDAVID P. BARASHDECEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
A pandemic lockdown is not a sabbatical to finish your novel, or a monastic retreat to find enlightenment, or a visit to the spa so you can retool your diet and get into shape.
AS STAY-AT-HOME RESTRICTIONS RISE, HERE ARE WAYS TO COPEWASHINGTON POST STAFF, ELIZABETH CHANG, MARI-JANE WILLIAMS, BECKY KRYSTAL, KENDRA NICHOLS, CAITLIN MOORE, STEPHANIE MERRY, MISSY ROSENBERG, KATHERINE LEEDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I nodded and murmured something about enlightenment principles and empiricism.
A CONTESTED 2020 ELECTION WOULD BE WAY WORSE THAN BUSH V. GORECLARE MALONE (CLARE.MALONE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 9, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Further enlightenment (as with men) comes through grace as soon as they become beati through turning to good.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
He did talk the matter over with Deacon Pettybone, but got little enlightenment for his pains.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Flashes of recollection, enlightenment, and dismay succeeded one another in Roly's face.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
The less enlightenment and reason men possess, the more zeal they exhibit for their religion.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
We naturally look to our colleges for the evidences of learning, of enlightenment and culture.
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WORDS RELATED TO ENLIGHTENMENT

  • advices
  • briefings
  • directions
  • directives
  • informations
  • injunctions
  • mandates
  • orders
  • plans
  • rulings
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